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California Watchdog Agency Warns Burnham CEO of Conflict in 2007 Appeal to CIRM Staff

The California Fair Political Practices Commission has issued a letter warning the CEO of the Burnham Institute for Medical Research, John Reed, that he violated the state's Political Reform Act in 2007 when he sought to appeal a denial of a $638,000 research grant sought by his institution from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine given his position as a director of the agency's governing board.

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